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Getting ready for the water at the Baltimore Boat Show ... Visiting a wolf sanctuary and Lancaster County, Pa. ... Chatting with Ambrosia Parsley of the pop group Shivaree, whose new album just came out.


Actor Henry Winkler -- also an acclaimed director, producer and author -- is this year's celebrity honoree at "Heartfest 2005" Saturday at Martin's West. The 15th annual event features an evening of heart-healthy gourmet dining, dancing and education, as well as book signings by Winkler (Hank Zipzer), Dr. Roger S. Blumenthal (Betty Crocker Healthy Heart) and other local authors. Winkler, national spokesman for the American Heart Association's "The Cholesterol Low Down" program, will discuss his family history of heart disease and steps he has taken to lower his own elevated cholesterol. This year's "Heartfest 2005" medical honoree is cardiac surgeon Dr. Vincent Gott. Community honorees are Liz and Tim Rhode, co-founders of the Maryland Athletic Club & Wellness Center.

"Heartfest 2005" takes place from 7:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Woodlawn. $100. Proceeds benefit the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center. Call 410-560-2230.

-- Lori Sears


It's the 35th year of the Historic Annapolis Antiques Show. If you're an antiques fan, you'll want to attend this year's show, with more than 30 dealers from 11 states showing their wares at the Medford National Guard Armory in Annapolis, tomorrow through Sunday. Visitors can browse American and English period furniture and clocks, pottery and porcelain, paintings and prints, oriental rugs, jewelry and silver, folk art and more. Visitors may also attend a preview party (today), lecture, symposium and exhibit.

The Historic Annapolis Antiques Show takes place 11 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Medford National Guard Armory, Hudson Street, Annapolis. $8. Preview party, lecture and symposium cost extra. Call 410-267-7619 or visit

-- Lori Sears

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